workplace

Women aren’t suffering ‘imposter syndrome.’ They’re experiencing workplace discrimination.

Too often, the phrase “imposter syndrome” is thrown around to describe women’s feelings of inadequacy in the workplace. In many cases, the words shield a much larger problem: discrimination in the workplace.Continue...

People-pleasing: breaking the habit is difficult, but necessary

Feelings of guilt around saying no, an overwhelming fear of letting people down, and a sense of emotional isolation are some of the familiar signs of people-pleasing. Unfortunately, the phenomenon is all too common. We must not only recognize the tendency to people-please, but actively resist it.Continue...

Working moms deserve more support in the workplace

According to a 2020 survey, one in four women are thinking about quitting their jobs. This isn’t because they can’t handle the work—it’s because women are expected to be both mothers and model employees, without the leeway to do both.Continue...

Women at work weighed down by social norms

Working women suffer from the burden of traditional gendered expectations—and it’s destroying their health.Continue...

Workplaces are becoming the new closet for LGBTQ+ individuals

For as long as I can remember, I have identified as a gay man.Continue...

Smith School teams up with Catalyst Canada

The Smith School of Business has announced a strategic partnership with Catalyst Canada to explore diversity and inclusion in the workplace.Continue...

The nature of work is changing, not employees

Each generation is different from the last in some ways, but loyalty to their work place isn’t necessarily one of them.Continue...